Reports of Cases Ruled and Adjudged in the Several Courts of the United States, and of Pennsylvania: Held at the Seat of the Federal Government, Volume 4

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Page 328 - ... nor shall any district, or circuit court, have cognizance of any suit to recover the contents of any promissory note, or other chose in action, in favor of an assignee, unless a suit might have been prosecuted in such court to recover the said contents if no assignment had been made, except in cases of foreign bills of exchange.
Page 370 - States, and that there is no subject or citizen of any foreign prince or state, directly or indirectly, by way of trust, confidence, or otherwise, interested in such vessel, or in the profits or issues thereof...
Page 173 - Conewango creek, shall vest any title in or to the lands therein mentioned, unless the grantee has, prior to the date of such warrant, made, or caused to be made, or shall, within the space of two years next after the date of the same, make, or cause to be made, an actual settlement thereon, by clearing, fencing and cultivating at least two acres for every hundred acres contained in one survey, erecting thereon a messuage for the habitation of man, and residing or causing a family to reside thereon,...
Page 79 - Heirs, and against all and every other Person or Persons whomsoever lawfully claiming or to claim the same or any part thereof, by, from, or under him, them, or any of them, Shall and Will Warrant and forever Defend.
Page 353 - In the year 1779, the legislature passed an act, entitled "an act for vesting the estates of the late proprietaries of Pennsylvania in this eommonwealth,' by one section of which, the proprietary tenths, or manors, are granted to the proprietaries, "together *\vith the quit- [*297 rents and other rents reserved thereon.
Page 341 - ... equip, load or otherwise prepare any ship or vessel, within any port or place of the said United States, nor shall cause any ship or vessel to sail from any port or place within the same, for the purpose of carrying on any trade or traffic in slaves, to any foreign country...
Page 392 - ... by clearing, fencing and cultivating at least two acres for every hundred acres contained in one survey, erecting thereon a messuage for the habitation of man, and residing or causing a family to reside thereon, for the space of five years next following his first settling of the same, if he or she shall so long live...
Page 258 - That all men are born equally free and independent, and have certain natural inherent and unalienable rights, amongst which are the enjoying and defending life and liberty; acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.
Page 168 - Costs upon quashing writs of error. for life of any lands tenements or hereditaments the same descending or coming to any person in reversion or remainder shall be void and of none effect and likewise all collateral warranties which shall be made after the...
Page 40 - But hostilities may subsist between two nations, more confined in its nature and extent ; being limited as to places, persons and things ; and this is more properly termed imperfect war; because not solemn, and because those who are authorized to commit hostilities act under special authority, and can go no further than to the extent of their commission.

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